London City Views Ring

London Ring Walk


103 miles (166 km) with 6,000 ft (1,850 meters) of ascent over 16 stages

Toughness 3/10
Walk Notes

London has arisen in the Thames Delta, in the middle of a marshland barely 5 to 10 meters above sea level. One mustn’t go far to observe that geography beautifully and clearly in the cityscape: from Parliament Hill at Hampstead Heath or the Royal Observatory in Greenwich Park, one overlooks the Thames Valley, the whole city is there at your feet. But the - in some places quite steep – valley walls, and the surrounding hills, offer more wide panoramas of the city and its suburbs in Surrey, Essex and Hertfordshire. We connect all this sometimes surprising, always impressive views on the city through a 167 km hiking trail. The London City Views Ring Walk leads through large greens and commons, over hill tops and forgotten viaducts, by ancient villages in the city. Behind every corner is a new discovery, and all points on the trail are easily reached by subway, overground or bus. An ideal way to get to know this fascinating city!

The London City Views Ring (LCVR) walk is 167 km long and consists of 16 sections of about 10 kms.

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National Rail: 03457 48 49 50 • Traveline (bus times): 0871 200 22 33 (12p/min) • TFL (London) : 0343 222 1234



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